tinman spent a few years mucking around industry before going back to school for a Masters. Currently not enjoying the weather in North England..
He wrote Perl that looked suspiciously like C code in 1998, while working as an intern, and has been trying to cure that bad habit ever since.
Surprising how many ppl were born in the month of March.. I counted Casey West and Matt Sergeant.. Many happy returns..Hope I didnt miss anyone..
OReilly has a great section on PL/SQL collections here.
Being a programmer who severely underused collections until an year or two back, I think this is a great intro into how collections can be effectively used. Using the hash in Perl and using collections in PL/SQL are so similar that I can use a lot of concepts between languages (which saves figuring out what to do
We had a fake fire alarm yesterday.. (April Fools, what else).. Fortunately, I remembered which day it was, so I had the chance to look smug and point and laugh at the people who ran out into the street..only to get completely and totally nailed into a fake meeting which never took place (and left me in a boardroom for the best part of half an hour)